ISIS presence in Af-Pak region matter of concern for India: RAW


New Delhi: The expansion of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the Af-Pak region has alerted the Indian security establishment. According to a report published in Times of India, ISIS expanded its reach to the Af-Pak region through its Wilayat Khurasan (WK) and appointed former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan leader Hafeez Saeed Khan as the Chief (Wali) and former Afghan

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ISIS volunteers in India cross a thousand

Iraqi Shiite tribesmen brandish their weapons as they gather to show their willingness to join Iraqi security forces in the fight against Jihadist militants who have taken over several northern Iraqi cities, on June 17 2014, in the southern Shiite Muslim shrine city of Najaf. Fighting erupted at the northern approaches to Baghdad Tuesday as Iraq accused Saudi Arabia of backing militants who have seized swathes of territory in an offensive the UN says threatens its very existence.  AFP PHOTO/HAIDAR HAMDANIHAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP/Getty Images

By Madhav Nalapat ‘Families are reluctant to admit that their sons have gone abroad to join ISIS, for fear of police harassment and/or ostracism,’ a senior official warned. After months of soft-pedalling, intelligence agencies have finally accepted that ISIS is spreading across most of India, especially in Uttar Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Seemandhra, Telangana and Maharashtra. In such a

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India Has Blocked Some Of The World’s Most Popular Websites Because Of A Threat From ISIS


AFP The Indian government has reportedly blocked access to a series of websites because they contained “anti-India” content. Quartz is reporting that popular websites including Vimeo, Pastebin, GitHub, Dailymotion, Weebly, and have all been blocked in India. It’s believed that the Indian government ordered the websites to be blocked after threats against the country purported to be posted by

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India’s ban on Islamic State


New Delhi : Quickly after the arrest of a youth from Maharashtra upon his return from Iraq where he underwent some training as a fighter for Islamic State, and the dramatic arrest thereafter of an engineer in Bengaluru for posting on the microblogging site Twitter material that praised IS and its actions, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has told Parliament that

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